The houses below are the post war houses known as the white cities. Many of those in the picture had windows borded up (November 1999) and like those in Kiveton and other places may be facing demolition in the not too distant future.
Postscript 14th Jan 2000 - the local press reported today that the white city houses would be demolished in the near future as they were becoming impossible to let to anyone.

white city laughton common 2000 white city laughton common 2000

Above, September 2000, all boarded up. Below, November 2001, the postscript was true, they've mostly all gone...

...and have now (2009) been replaced by modern housing (see />Laughton Common 2009).

white city laughton common 2001

Google Ads